The Champions League returns in just under two weeks, with the first ties of the round-of-16 stage commencing on the 14th and 15th of February.
There are going to be some fantastic games of football taking place, which is exactly what we have come to expect from Europe’s premier competition. The standout ties involve clubs from four of Europe’s biggest and best leagues, firstly with a rematch of last season’s final when Real Madrid face Liverpool, while juggernauts Bayern Munich and PSG take on each other in what is a mouth-watering clash between two of the continent’s best club sides.
Even the so-called lesser ties will provide excellent viewing, with an exciting and ruthless Napoli side taking on Frankfurt, and Borussia Dortmund taking on a Chelsea side who have made wholesale changes to their club by spending big in recent transfer windows.
Here, we take a quick look at the teams that are most likely to lift the famous Champions League trophy in Istanbul come the 10th June…